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Zimbabwe: Millions at Risk of Starving Amid Climate Change-Fueled Drought

HeadlineNov 14, 2019

In Zimbabwe, the United Nations is warning 5.5 million rural residents — or nearly a third of Zimbabwe’s population — are at risk of food shortages due to a devastating drought brought on by climate change. The head of the World Food Programme is appealing for $331 million in emergency food aid, warning, “People are marching towards starvation if we are not here to help them.”

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